PEER 150 Chicago Regional Dinner
Heidrick & Struggles HQ
Monday, October 22nd, 2018
The PEER 150
The Chicago members of The PEER 150 are honored to host an evening of networking and content at Heidrick & Struggles HQ. Attendance is open to senior human resources executives approved by our PEER 150 team.
You are invited to join us for an evening of engaging content and idea sharing, along with great food and plenty of networking time with your peers.
We look forward to seeing you on Monday, October 22nd!
Monday, October 22nd
5:00 pm – Networking & Cocktail Reception
6:00 pm – Private Office Tour
6:30 pm – Dinner Served
7:00 pm – PEER 150 Welcome Comments
7:15 pm – Workforce of the Future
Rick Greene and Lyndon Taylor will share insights based on Heidrick & Struggles’ experience addressing the most pressing leadership, team and organizational issues their clients face around the world. The theme will be Workforce of the Future and will focus on the following topics:
- Accelerating Performance: How to strengthen the factors in the organization which accelerate change and eliminate those factors that impede it.
- Culture Shaping: How to unfreeze the beliefs and assumptions that prevent the organization from achieving top performance.
- Talent Assessment: Developing and leveraging a comprehensive assessment framework to determine what is needed for success now and in the future.
- Diversity & Inclusion: Attracting and retaining diverse talent and succeeding through collaboration, inclusion and valuing diverse points of view.
- Employer of Choice: How to create unparalleled competitive advantage by becoming the destination for the top talent in the industry.
8:30 pm – Prize Drawing & Adjourn
Rick Greene, CHRO, Heidrick & Struggles
Richard Greene is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Heidrick & Struggles. He is on the Management and Operations Committees and works closely with the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
Richard previously led the firm’s Leadership Consulting and Executive Assessment Practices in the Americas. His client work focused primarily on CEO succession planning.
Richard’s prior executive experience includes having served as global head of Talent Management at Bunge, a $60B agribusiness and food production company with 35,000 employees worldwide. He also served as Chief Operating Officer of the KIPP Foundation, which opens and runs charter schools in underserved communities throughout the United States. KIPP is recognized nationally as a model for education reform. Earlier in his career Richard was a Managing Partner and member of the Americas Management Committee at Deloitte Consulting.
Richard serves on the Advisory Board of Empirical Hire, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Empirical Hire offers a SAAS, machine learning solution which uses each customer’s own performance data to transform the effectiveness of the new hire selection process.
Richard earned an MBA with a concentration in Organization Development and a BA in History with honors from the George Washington University.
Lyndon Taylor, Partner in Charge – Chicago, Heidrick & Struggles
Lyndon A. Taylor is the Partner in Charge of the Chicago office of Heidrick & Struggles. The Chicago office is the firm’s headquarters, and consultants in the office cover every practice area and industry sector. He is a member of the Financial Services and CEO & Board Services Practices with a focus on the Asset Management and Banking sectors. Additionally, Lyndon previously led the firm’s Diversity Advisory Services Practice.
Lyndon has more than 17 years of executive search experience and focuses on leadership search and assessment assignments for executive, functional, product, and regional leaders as well as board directors for both publicly-traded and privately-held organizations. In addition, Lyndon has been an advisor on leadership and management succession to clients across industries.
Prior to rejoining Heidrick & Struggles in 2014, Lyndon spent more than ten years with Russell Reynolds Associates. At Russell Reynolds, he led more than 200 senior client assignments for clients and led both the firm’s Midwest Financial Services business and its Global Diversity Practice. In the latter role, he focused on leveraging best practices from across regions and building local teams to serve clients.
Earlier in his career, Lyndon worked in investment banking with UBS where he focused on M&A and advisory clients in the energy and utility sectors as part of the Global Power & Pipelines team. Before UBS, he spent five years in Corporate Development with Enron and began his professional career as a Financial Analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group of Merrill Lynch. Lyndon also served in the U.S. Navy prior to college.
Lyndon currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He also serves on the Forums Committee of the Economic Club of Chicago and is a member of the University Club of Chicago. Additionally, Lyndon was recently a Director of the CFA Society Chicago where he served on the Nomination and Governance Committee.
Lyndon received a B.A. in History with honors and a B.S. in Ethnic Studies from Southern Methodist University, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.
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